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Creativity Underfoot: Artist-Designed Rugs Take the Floor at Local Surkoya Showroom

A Miami-based atelier  transforms original art into modern day rugs through technology and time-honored craftsmanship. Surkoya integrates artists' works with: mills, weavers, dye masters...

“We Make Carpets” Installs Exhibits in Houston & Singapore

WE MAKE CARPETS does not make carpets. At least, not the kind of carpet you can walk on. WE MAKE CARPETS, consisting of Marcia Nolte,...

Marlys Giordano’s Trend Reports Give Salesmen the Language of Fashion

Marlys Giordano, Couristan's Creative Director, found a man's world in the manufacturing and wholesale end of the rug business. The transformative power of design...

Feizy & Nourison Display Rugs “In Context” during Home Fashions Market.

Rugs are not stand alone items. By visually coordinating rugs with other products the buyer conceptualizes product use for the end user. The  Waverly Concept Shop was...

Obeetee Hosted a Conversation Between FIT Students and Design Professionals

With a focus on Home product development and marketing,  and Stacy Garcia, Keita Turner, Heather Zaretsky, Reeta Gyamlani and Laura Hays talked one on...

Valentines On the Floor

Happy Valentine's Day: Red, Pink, Glitter and even hints of Ultra Violet, Pantone Color of the Year.  We send love to the floor by...

Trumps Travel Ban & Prayer Rugs

Designed by 36 contemporary artists – including Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, Palestinian mixed-media artist Mona Hatoum and African-American conceptualist Hank Willis Thomas – the...

We Make Carpets – HANDS ON Exhibit at NGV Melbourne

RUG NEWS andDESign is delighted that our old friends We Make Rugs have yet again installed an exhibit in a new loctaion. Hands On is the...

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Revita Rugs Chemical Free Rug Washing, Cleaning, In Five Steps

People have been washing knotted rugs (oriental rugs) as long as people have been making them. The secret is water, clean, fresh, soft water, the same water you would want to use to wash your hair. This video shows how modern technology, and knowledge of fiber, dyes, and traditions are all combined to clean a rug, baby clean.

New Eliko Antique & Decorative Accents Cactus Kilim Rug at NYICS

New Eliko Antique & Decorative Accents Cactus Kilim Rug at NYICS. This rug is made of yarn derived from cactus fibers in Morocco. It...